Big Ten Articles

Heartbreak was the story last week for the Michigan Wolverines (4-1) as they turned the ball over five times on the rain-soaked field and fell to their in-state rivals Michigan State 14-10 in the Big House. While the defense held up their end of...
Mike Bainbridge
3 months ago
Ranked second by Athlon Sports heading into the 2017 college football season, the Ohio State Buckeyes were soundly defeated by Oklahoma 31-16 in week two, leaving their College Football Playoff chances in a precarious position. In order for Ohio...
Chip Minnich
3 months ago
Tried to tell you in this very column that Week 6 just had the feeling of chaos breaking loose in college football... and that’s just what happened.   Two top-10 teams went down, including one in the top three, to unranked...
Bryan Fischer
3 months ago
Around the Big Ten, few teams have been as disappointing this season as the Nebraska Cornhuskers. The pressure continues to mount for the program as head coach Mike Riley faces criticism for the level of play in Lincoln. Already this season we have...
Kevin McGuire
3 months ago
College Football Top 25: Auburn Tigers Football
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The sixth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Jim Harbaugh, Michigan Wolverines Football
Week 6 of the college football season is in the books, and the latest Associated Press (AP) poll and top 25 rankings were released on Sunday. These rankings reflect the first six weeks of action as the season heads...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Alternate Uniform
Alternate uniforms and helmets are a big part of every team’s wardrobe throughout any season. While there’s nothing wrong with traditional uniforms and helmets, a different look is never a bad thing. And over the last few years, it...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Matt Campbell, Iowa State Cyclones Football
Week 6 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. Iowa State upset Oklahoma in Norman to knock the Sooners from the ranks of the unbeaten. Michigan also suffered its first loss of...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Ahmmon Richards
Get the chores done early, make sure the pizza is ordered and your favorite beverages are ice cold because Week 6 in college football has a ton of intriguing games from coast-to-coast that are worth tuning in for. As great as some of the matchups...
Bryan Fischer
3 months ago
Michigan vs Michigan State: Jim Harbaugh
Rivalry games are always a treat to watch, but this year’s version of Michigan State (3-1, 1-0 Big Ten) vs. Michigan (4-0, 1-0) is of particular interest to fans of defense. Both the Spartans and Wolverines rank in the top five in all of...
Mike Bainbridge
3 months ago
J.T. Barrett
The Maryland Terrapins travel to Columbus to take on the Ohio State Buckeyes in a Big Ten East Division battle. Maryland enters the game at 3-1, while Ohio State has a record of 4-1. Maryland is coming off an impressive 31-24 road win at Minnesota...
Chip Minnich
3 months ago
Jeff Brohm
The Minnesota Golden Gophers and Purdue Boilermakers will hook up in a key-but-underrated Big Ten West contest on Saturday. Both teams are coming off of losses, as Minnesota dropped its first game of the season last week against Maryland and...
J.P. Scott
3 months ago
Please excuse Cornhuskers fans if they’re rolling into the fetal position and sucking their thumbs going into this Saturday’s Nebraska-Wisconsin game. The battle of Big Reds has been one-sided and even rather ugly at times.  ...
Eric Sorenson
3 months ago
I'm calling Week 6 of the 2017 college football season "Who Are You?" week, especially in the Big Ten. We have before us a very interesting slate of matchups this weekend, and those matchups open the door wide for some outrageous...
J.P. Scott
3 months ago
James Blackman, Florida State Seminoles Football
Week 6 of the 2017 college football season features conference play and league showdowns among top 25 teams, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the sixth weekend of action. The Week 6 slate begins on...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Noah Fant
The Illinois Fighting Illini and Iowa Hawkeyes both enter Saturday's contest looking to play catch-up in the Big Ten standings. The Illini dropped a home game last Friday night against a Nebraska team that many thought was ripe for an upset....
J.P. Scott
3 months ago
James Franklin
Northwestern head coach Pat Fitzgerald has never lost to Penn State head coach James Franklin, but Fitzgerald’s Wildcats have never had to go up against a Penn State team this highly ranked with a potential Heisman Trophy front-runner leading...
Kevin McGuire
3 months ago
Joshua Kalu
September certainly didn’t lack for intrigue for the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Whether it was the stunning home loss to Northern Illinois or the firing of athletic director Shawn Eichorst shortly thereafter, there has been no lack of talk...
Mark Ross
3 months ago
Trace McSorley and Saquon Barkley
What a month it’s been to start the college football season as we saw upsets galore, some incredible plays and a number of surprises that just keep us coming back for more. The calendar has turned a page however and that means conference...
Bryan Fischer
3 months ago
Joe Tiller
College football lost a great contributor to the game with the passing of Joe Tiller this past Saturday. The winningest coach in Purdue history and one of the innovators of the spread offense was 74 years old.   Tiller had many highlights...
Aaron Tallent
3 months ago
We’re through the first full month of the season and while you write down a few takeaways for every team at this point, there’s one inevitable truth after Week 5 – Alabama and Clemson are once again the class of college football...
Bryan Fischer
3 months ago
College Football Top 25: Ohio State Buckeyes Football
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The fifth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Sam Darnold, USC Trojans Football
Week 5 of the college football season is in the books, and the latest Associated Press (AP) poll and top 25 rankings were released on Sunday. These rankings reflect the first five weeks of action as the season heads...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Bryce Love, Stanford Cardinal Football
Week 5 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. Washington State upset USC on Friday night, Georgia and Auburn crushed conference foes for key SEC wins, and Clemson improved to 5...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Janarion Grant
In what will mark the second Big Ten conference game of the 2017 college football season for both teams, the Ohio State Buckeyes will travel to High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey, to play the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. This...
Chip Minnich
3 months ago

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